College Credit Course Description: NUR 1212C

NUR 1212C Nursing Process II — Medical Surgical Nursing Care of the Adult Client I — 10 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: NUR 1021C and MCB 2010C. With Nursing Process I as a foundation, this course moves from the basic client needs in health maintenance to common health problems which require new knowledge and adaptation and includes study of the physical and psychological needs of clients. The course places emphasis on the essential knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to the nursing care of adult clients with medical and surgical conditions and upon the interpersonal process. This course continues the five steps of the nursing process with a higher level of performance expected of students. Sixteen contact hours: four lecture hours, twelve laboratory hours. (Students will receive learning experiences on campus and in a clinical facility.)